Johnny Galecki Net Worth

January 25, 2024
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American actor Johnny Galecki was actually born in Bree, Belgium on 30 April 1975, to parents Mary Lou Noon who worked as a mortgage consultant, and Richard Galecki who was a member of the US Air Force, so of course he’s also a US citizen, and grew up in Oak Park, Illinois. Johnny started acting from the age of seven with a theatrical production, and was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award when he was 11.

So how rich is John Galecki? Authoritative sources estimate that John has a net worth of over $60 million, the vast majority of his wealth having been earned from his work as an actor during a career now spanning 30 years.


Johnny Galecki Net Worth $60 Million


Johnny‘s acting career on the TV screen started in 1987 with a role in the television series Murder Ordained. After that he appeared in a bunch of movies like A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon in 1988, Prancer in 1989, National Lampoon‘s Christmas Vacation in 1989, Blind Faith in 1990, and some other TV shows such as American Dreamer in 1990, Billy in 1992 and finally Roseanne. This last TV show gave a big boost to Galecki‘s popularity and net worth. It ran from 1992 to 1997 and Johnny was in 92 of the 222 episodes.

Galecki‘s next big break was with the 1997 summer horror blockbuster “I Know What You Did Last Summer“. It was undeniably a big boost to Johnny‘s net worth and fame. After that, he had roles in The Opposite of Sex in 1998, Playing Mona Lisa and Bounce in 2000, Morgan‘s Ferry and Vanilla Sky in 2001, Bookies in 2003, and Chrystal in 2004. He also voiced a character in an episode of Batman Beyond and appeared in a two-parter of The Norm Show in 2000, an episode of My Name is Earl in 2005 and even voiced a character in American Dad! In 2006.

However, the biggest and greatest sucess of his lifetime was starring in The Big Bang Theory, a sitcom about geeks, where he plays one of the main characters, Dr. Leonard Hofstadter, a theoretical physicist with a crush on Penny played by Kaley Cuoco. The show started airing in 2007 and is still going. For his performance in this show, Galecki was nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award and won the Satellite Award for Best Actor. This sitcom probably earned Johnny the most fans, and has been the biggest boost to his net worth, since he earns $1 million per episode. He even played his Big Bang character on Family Guy in 2009 and parodied himself in Entourage in 2011.

Galecki appeared in even more movies even during his ongoing role in The Big Bang Theory, namely Hancock with Will Smith in 2008, Table for Three in 2009 and In Time with Justin Timberlake in 2011.

As for his personal life, it‘s known that Galecki as a teen dated Sara Gilbert who starred with him in Roseanne, and they have remained close friends since. Johnny also dated Kaley Cuoco while their characters dated in The Big Bang Theory. They broke up in 2009 but also remained friends. Galecki started dating Kelli Garner on January of 2014 but there‘s reports that say they broke up in August.

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  1. That Big Bang show did a lot for Danny. I know he thanks Roseanne for the set up from her show as well. He’s doing very good. Its hard to keep that success from child actor to adult. He did really well for himself.

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